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Welcome to the new Milibandism

Welcome to the new Milibandism

While Bill Shorten's campaign has echoes of Ed Miliband's ill-fated 2015 UK Labour platform, Shorten has a secret weapon: Scott Morrison.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Saving the furniture ... Ed Miliband v bacon sandwich ... strange connections ...

Rundle: tremble, overlords, for the socialist revolution is upon us

Rundle: tremble, overlords, for the socialist revolution is upon us

The frontrunner to lead the British Labour Party is an avowed socialist. Even in the US socialist Bernie Sanders is making headway. Over to you, Australia.

Rundle: Labo(u)r in crisis — suck it up and lay off the Greens

Rundle: Labo(u)r in crisis — suck it up and lay off the Greens

Labour in the UK might just have to accept its role as a party representing a diminishing section of the social whole. Labor in Australia has a bold opportunity to reshape its core.

Rundle: ‘visionaries’ with 20-20 hindsight pick apart Labour’s corpse

Rundle: ‘visionaries’ with 20-20 hindsight pick apart Labour’s corpse

Labo(u)r parties everywhere are both weaker and stronger than they appear to be.

Rundle: calls for bloodletting as Labour, Lib-Dems count their dead

Rundle: calls for bloodletting as Labour, Lib-Dems count their dead

Barely anyone expected the shock wins and losses at the recent UK election. So, just who cannibalised whose votes? And where to for David Cameron and his diminished, eight-seat majority?

Rundle: dashed hopes and a bitter dawn for a progressive UK

Rundle: dashed hopes and a bitter dawn for a progressive UK

Ed Miliband has failed to convince UK voters to entrust him with their country. The question will be: what now?

A seat-by-seat guide to the UK election (and how Guy Rundle will be voting)

A seat-by-seat guide to the UK election (and how Guy Rundle will be voting)

On the eve of the election, Crikey's writer-at-large gives you a handy form guide to tell which way the wind is blowing.

Miliband’s election hopes crushed to death by elaborate, horrific metaphor

Miliband’s election hopes crushed to death by elaborate, horrific metaphor

Ed Miliband says he will erect an eight-foot stone tablet etched with five key election promises in the garden of No. 10 Downing St. Good lord.

Rundle: finger-painting Tories, sex symbol Labour as both sides bunker down

Rundle: finger-painting Tories, sex symbol Labour as both sides bunker down

The UK election is almost upon us. Which means it's time for the really dumb campaign stuff.